Kansas struggled mightily against UTEP on Thursday but was able to fight back and get a win. Ochai Agbaji was big for the Jayhawks. David McCormack had trouble getting good position for the first 35 minutes, but he finally starting doing damage late. Yes, Kansas fans, this is payback for 1992. Read more about the game here.
Kansas 67, UTEP 62 (Box Score)
Kansas City Royals 5, Cincinnati Reds 3 (Box Score)
2:05pm – MLBST – Los Angeles Dodgers at Kansas City Royals (MLBN, 610AM)
The Royals announced that they would allow 10,000 fans to attend games at the beginning of the season. The plan is to increase the number of fans at games each month throughout the season.
SS Adalberto Mondesi will begin base running and sliding work. Mondesi has been out with a foot injury.
C MJ Melendez was cleared to participate in drills and catch live batting practice. He sat out the first week of full-squad workouts.
Chiefs FB Anthony Sherman announced his retirement.
The Chiefs reached an agreement on naming rights at Arrowhead Stadium. It will now be referred to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The deal runs through the end of the current lease, which ends on January 31, 2031. The Chiefs are allowed to keep all money received from naming rights deals.
In Other News
The Milwaukee Brewers agreed with OF Jackie Bradley Jr. on a two-year, $24 million contract. The deal includes an opt-out for Bradley after the first year. Lorenzo Cain will move to right field. Christian Yelich will move to left field.
Major League Baseball announced that they would celebrate Lou Gehrig Day every year on June 2. The league will celebrate Gehrig’s legacy and honor those who have been lost to ALS.
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger agreed to a pay cut from $19 million to $14 million for the 2021 season.
Old allegations come to light against Les Miles, and they might cost him and Kansas AD Jeff Long their jobs (Stewart Mandel)
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